M.A. Apologetics

The Basics

  • 50 credit hours (approx. 2-3 years)
  • Available on campus and online
  • Emphasizes contemporary articulation of the Christian faith in critical dialogue with non-Christians

Program Courses:

Biblical Studies (11 hrs)

BT 500 The Bible’s Authority & Interpretation 2
NT 512 NT History and Interpretation 3
NT 531 The Gospels 3
OT 516 OT History and Interpretation 3

Theological Studies (9 hrs)

ST 504 Christ, Revelation, God, Humanity 3
ST 505 Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, Last Things 3
HT 604 History of Christian Thought 3

Apologetics Concentration (24 hrs)

AP 500 Approaches to Apologetics 3
PH 610 Moral Theology and the Gospel 3
PH 504 Philosophy of Christian Religion 3
AP 601 Apologetics in Cultural Change 3
HT 609 Comparative Religious Traditions 3
General Apologetics Electives 6
(Such As AP 620 Modernism, Post-Modernism and the Christian Mystical Tradition; AP 720 Christian Faith and Science; PH 721 Christian Faith in Dialogue with Philosophy; ST 607 Contemporary Theological Trends; and EV 605 Evangelism)
AP 750 Apologetics Qualifying Thesis/Project 3

Formational Studies (3 hrs)

DS 505 Discipleship & Spiritual Formation 3
Discipleship Groups: Four semesters (no credit) 0

Ministry Studies (0)

RS 001 New Student Orientation 0

General Electives (3 hrs)

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.